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From Protest to Power: An Advocacy Group Turns 40

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Science  06 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5919, pp. 1279
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5919.1279

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The 40-year-old Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) campaigns to shrink nuclear arsenals, fight global warming, and reduce agriculture's harm to the environment. But some scientists believe that UCS cannot claim to be the conscience of the scientific community.